The Violinist

© Mary Beth Aiello

The Violinist

Melissa G. Meiselman 12/22/2009 3:04:53 PM

Wonderful full frame shot taken with fine detail, vibrant color, terrific composition and outstanding darkroom work, Mary Beth!! #1218701

Michelle Alton 12/22/2009 3:08:20 PM

A beautiful result,Mary Beth. #8240334

Wanda Judd 12/22/2009 3:31:41 PM

Truly outstanding digital work...outstanding the colors. #8240361

Robert Jensen 12/22/2009 3:57:16 PM

Wanda stole my words!!! #8240390

Jeff Robinson 12/22/2009 4:04:56 PM

This is Outstanding Mary Beth! Jeff #8240400

Mark S. Cox 12/22/2009 5:04:18 PM

Beautiful, Mary Beth. A capture near and dear to my heart (don't tell my brass playing colleagues that I wrote that.) ; > Too many musician's photos are unnaturally posed (my colleagues complain about this all the time), this one is spot-on! #8240491

Amy M. Wilson 12/22/2009 5:27:43 PM

Excellent capture, colors, clarity and treatment... beautiful work, Mary Beth! #8240531

Nancyj E. Hovey 12/22/2009 5:29:50 PM

Fantastic capture, wonderful details, treatment and title..perfect! 8o) #8240534

David Phalen 12/22/2009 5:41:08 PM

Terrific comp, light, colors, details and effects!! Very well done Mary Beth!! #8240549

Lindley Johnson 12/22/2009 6:19:14 PM

Very nice, Mary Beth! I love the composition and feel to this image. #8240598

Gail Sullivan 12/23/2009 3:18:23 AM

Mary the comp, the vibrant colors, excellent all around winner! #8241057

Gina Cormier 12/23/2009 5:24:31 AM

Beautiful effects and composition. Another masterpiece Mary Beth!! #8241365

Judy V. Kennamer 12/23/2009 5:34:12 AM

Wonderful capture and effects Mary Beth!!! #8241422

Marilyn Cornwell 12/23/2009 5:36:05 AM

Mary Beth - what you do is magic! Have a wonderful holiday! #8241432

Danny B. Head 12/23/2009 6:36:15 AM

Great composition... The overall treatment is outstanding! #8241580

Debra P. Chenault 12/23/2009 3:04:09 PM

This is a fantastic image. Love your pp on this! #8242431

Stefania Barbier 12/23/2009 7:36:41 PM

wonderful capture and f and MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! #8242957

Douglas Pignet 12/24/2009 6:21:38 AM

Beautiful work and great image, wishing you a Merry Christmas,Doug & Diane #8243756

ROLAN NARMAN 12/24/2009 1:49:56 PM

Fantastic capture and processing Mary Beth! Merry Christmas to you and to your family! #8244671

AEK 12/25/2009 12:22:49 PM

gorgeous shot with outstanding pov. wonderful editing. -a. #8246166

Dianna Murphy 12/27/2009 10:41:34 AM

Top notch work another winner! #8249399

Heather Thorsen 1/7/2010 1:47:35 AM

Fantastic image Mary Beth. I really love the deep rich colours too.
Heather #8276769

Stefania Barbier 1/18/2010 2:38:45 PM

congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #8306370

Cathy Barrows 1/18/2010 2:56:08 PM

Congrats on your finalist...fabulous #8306552

Daniella Puente 1/18/2010 2:56:40 PM

Congratulations! :)) #8306558

Courtenay Vanderbilt 1/18/2010 3:01:52 PM

Awesome, Mary Beth, Big Congrats! #8306641

Amy M. Wilson 1/18/2010 3:10:37 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Mary Beth!! #8306751

Bonnie C. Lackey 1/18/2010 3:28:34 PM

I certainly expect to see this finalist among the winners! #8306929

Nancyj E. Hovey 1/18/2010 3:39:36 PM

on your wonderful FINALIST!!!

Photobucket #8307028

Danny B. Head 1/18/2010 3:43:03 PM

Congrats on the finalist..great image! #8307056

Renee Doyle 1/18/2010 4:39:33 PM

Excellent work Mary Beth!! Congratulations!! #8307737

JO ANN CLEVELAND 1/18/2010 4:50:49 PM

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist Mary Beth, it definitely is your speciality!

Hope we see it again!

jo ann c. #8307866

Linda Blair 1/18/2010 5:13:29 PM

Congratulations on this fabulous finalist!!!!!!!!!! #8308033

Patricia A. Stalter 1/18/2010 5:36:36 PM

Congratulations! WTG... good luck! #8308217

Carol Eade 1/18/2010 5:47:35 PM

Congratulations, Mary Beth, on your beautiful Finalist! #8308324

Debra R. Harder 1/18/2010 5:51:52 PM

Ahhhh...this is just amazing, Mary Beth! Huge congratulations on your fabulous finalist!! Deb #8308367

Dianna Murphy 1/18/2010 6:36:10 PM

yep I knew it. A great big warm hearted congratulations to you !!! #8308789

Monnie Ryan 1/18/2010 6:36:33 PM

Fantastic, Mary Beth -- a great big congratulations!! #8308794

ROLAN NARMAN 1/18/2010 7:38:36 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Mary Beth! #8309311

Phyllis H. Burchett 1/18/2010 8:42:14 PM

Fantastic image and treatment, Congrats on your finalist Mary Beth! #8309574

Ryan Murphy 1/18/2010 9:33:19 PM

congrats - very well deserved! #8309777

Bojan Bencic 1/18/2010 10:47:33 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Mary Beth. #8309925

Usman M. Bajwa 1/18/2010 10:53:58 PM

Awesome framing, Mary Beth. CONGRATZ on the Finalist Award!

UB. #8309945

Jeff Robinson 1/19/2010 3:52:22 AM

Congrats Mary Beth on your Fantastic Finalist!! Jeff #8310718

Aimee S. McMaster 1/19/2010 4:50:16 AM

....Congratulations on this Wonderful Finalist Mary-Beth.... #8310883

Karen Celella 1/19/2010 5:45:04 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Mary Beth. #8311087

Jessica Jenney 1/19/2010 6:01:53 AM

Congratulations, Mary Beth on your beautiful finalist! #8311167

Janet McNeil 1/19/2010 6:35:42 AM

Congratulations, Mary Beth - love your pov!! #8311302

ALLEN O. HOWARD 1/19/2010 8:27:46 AM

WOW! Outstanding, Mary Beth! Congratulations for sure! #8311705

Eivor Kuchta 1/19/2010 12:42:10 PM

Love the effects! Congratulations on your finalist, Mary Beth, and good luck in the next round! #8312377

Susan Fox 1/19/2010 1:41:24 PM

Congratulations #8312527

Claudia Kuhn 1/19/2010 4:41:02 PM

Wonderful winner Mary Beth, congratulations! #8313001

Barbara Waldoch 1/19/2010 4:47:59 PM

Huge congratulations on your fantastic Win! #8313015

Amy M. Wilson 1/19/2010 4:51:54 PM

Huge congratulations on your outstanding First Place win, Mary Beth!!! #8313030

Mark S. Cox 1/19/2010 4:57:33 PM

Yeah!!! Big congrats on another fantastic photo and winner! #8313055

Phyllis H. Burchett 1/19/2010 5:17:15 PM

Congratulations Mary Beth on this beautiful winner! #8313149

Robert Jensen 1/19/2010 5:17:57 PM

I knew this was a winner the first time I saw it - congratulations #8313155

Lisa J. Boulden 1/19/2010 5:19:01 PM

~♥~ #8313161

Sam Britt 1/19/2010 5:19:49 PM

Congratulations on this first place win, Mary Beth! #8313165

Debra R. Harder 1/19/2010 5:43:06 PM

This is so outstanding, Mary Beth!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your BEAUTIFUL FIRST PLACE WIN!! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE THIS!! Deb #8313300

William C. Raco 1/19/2010 5:59:28 PM

Beautiful photo, Mary Beth
Congratulations #8313392

Jessica Jenney 1/19/2010 6:28:49 PM

Congratulations, Mary Beth on your fantastic First Place Win! #8313551

Mary K. Robison 1/19/2010 6:30:06 PM

Congratulations on your well-deserved win, Mary Beth! #8313560

Peter K. Burian 1/19/2010 6:30:15 PM

Mary Beth, you make such beautiful images!


Peter #8313562

Agnes Fegan 1/19/2010 6:37:04 PM

Congratulations Mary Beth!!! #8313599

Nikki McDonald 1/19/2010 6:58:49 PM

The light, color and comp are wonderful as always, Mary Beth. Congratulations on this beautiful first place win. #8313717

Janice Mezzacappa 1/19/2010 7:00:38 PM

Huge Congrats Mary Beth on your amazing Gold Winner!! #8313726

Mary Beth Aiello 1/19/2010 7:03:27 PM

Thanks to everyone for your very kind comments. They are truly appreciated. #8313739

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 1/19/2010 7:07:58 PM

FANTASTIC 1st place win, Mary Beth!!! :-)♫♪♫ k #8313767

Sabrina Ryan 1/19/2010 7:12:24 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your fantastic Win, Mary Beth! #8313793

Renata Gusciora 1/19/2010 7:15:51 PM

Huge congratulations on this fabulous First Place Winner,Mary Beth!!!:-) #8313816

ROLAN NARMAN 1/19/2010 7:32:56 PM

Huge Congratulations on your fantastic winner Mary Beth! #8313866

Ryan Murphy 1/19/2010 7:34:04 PM

congrats!! #8313870

Ryan Murphy 1/19/2010 8:19:42 PM

No Surprise here. Another Classic image from you Mary Beth. Congrats on your 1st place finish for this awesome image.

Brian #8313969

Evy Johansen 1/19/2010 8:22:34 PM

So well deserved!! Big congratulations on your win, Mary Beth! #8313983

Usman M. Bajwa 1/19/2010 9:58:52 PM

Many Congratz. on your First Place Winner image, Mary Beth. WTG!

UB. #8314153

Graham Robards 1/19/2010 10:05:58 PM

Congratulations Mary Beth! ~Pat #8314176

Bojan Bencic 1/19/2010 10:39:00 PM

Congratulations on your win, Mary Beth. #8314287

Nancyj E. Hovey 1/19/2010 10:57:52 PM

on your First Place WINNER! 8o) #8314356

Stefania Barbier 1/19/2010 11:47:22 PM

huge congrats on your win!!!! #8314472

Renee Doyle 1/20/2010 12:08:35 AM

WooHoo Mary Beth!!!!! Huge congratulations to you on this wonderful 1st place win!! #8314526

Toni Riggs 1/20/2010 1:05:28 AM

Congrats on your win, wonderful image! #8314647

Vicki Hunt 1/20/2010 1:18:59 AM

Congratulations! #8314661

Leland N. Saunders 1/20/2010 3:14:05 AM

Beautiful photo, Mary Beth ... great job !!

Lee #8314773

Katarina Mansson 1/20/2010 3:33:42 AM

Congratulations on your win Mary Beth! #8314837

Stephen Zacker 1/20/2010 4:00:31 AM

Like the way you composed this. Congratulations #8314937

Val Feldman 1/20/2010 4:12:34 AM

Top notch work, Mary Beth, as always! Warmest congratulations on this First Place Win! #8314974

Anita Hogue 1/20/2010 4:15:48 AM

Congratulations, Mary Beth, on this fabulous winner! #8314981

Tammy L. Newcomb 1/20/2010 4:40:27 AM

I am thrilled to see this on top and what a fantastic photo.... WTG and you keep this up and you may have yourself another GRAND PRIZE WINNER....


Anne M. Young 1/20/2010 4:47:36 AM

Fantastic and a huge congratulations! #8315065

Karen Celella 1/20/2010 4:47:52 AM

Congratulations on your impressive first place winning image Mary Beth. It is well deserved and I'm thrilled to see it here! #8315068

Karen Bacon 1/20/2010 5:02:28 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic winner! #8315124

Carol Eade 1/20/2010 5:08:39 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous First Place winner, Mary Beth! #8315149

Courtenay Vanderbilt 1/20/2010 5:27:42 AM

Well deserved, Mary Beth! Big Congratulations! #8315194

JO ANN CLEVELAND 1/20/2010 6:00:41 AM

Woo hooo!

First Place! Way to go Mary Beth...I love your series on these too, they all are winners in my opinion!

jo ann c. #8315312

Christopher Budny 1/20/2010 6:06:10 AM

Congratulations on your win, Mary Beth! I love the effects, but that red really pulls me in! #8315330

David Phalen 1/20/2010 6:07:06 AM

WTG Mary Beth!! BIG Congrats on a fantastic First Place Winner!! #8315334

Linda Blair 1/20/2010 7:01:27 AM

Congratulations on your first place winner....splended work!!!!!!!! #8315485

Cathy Barrows 1/20/2010 7:10:55 AM

Congrats on your 1st place win...wonderful #8315516

Julianne Bradford 1/20/2010 7:24:36 AM

Beautiful rendition and sure winner! Congratulations!! #8315569

Jack Ryan 1/20/2010 8:22:11 AM

Congratulations!!! A very deserving winner!!! #8315719

Lydia Williams 1/20/2010 9:40:18 AM

Beautiful Mary Beth! I loved the effects you did to it...Well Done! Congratulations. #8315855

Claudine Grove 1/20/2010 10:36:26 AM

Congrats Mary Beth on your First place GOLD! #8315970

Mike Clime 1/20/2010 12:16:39 PM

Congratulations on your winner! #8316182

Cyndy Doty 1/20/2010 1:28:39 PM

Mary Beth - Congratulations on your well deserved 1st Place Winner! #8316362

Wanda Judd 1/20/2010 1:48:00 PM deserving of this honor... #8316420

Laurie Daily 1/20/2010 3:10:38 PM

Congratulations, Mary Beth, on your wonderful first place winner! #8316606

Dominick M. Dimacale 1/20/2010 3:26:13 PM

Congratulations Mary Beth on your Wonderful Winner!!!

Dominick #8316678

Alan L. Borror 1/20/2010 3:37:07 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful first place winner, Mary Beth! #8316713

Susan Fox 1/20/2010 3:54:30 PM

Congratulations Mary Beth! #8316753

Dianna Murphy 1/20/2010 4:00:12 PM

A big warm hearted congratulations to you on your fantastic winner!!! I wish you continued success in the future.
Dianna #8316773

Randy D. Dinkins 1/20/2010 4:20:23 PM

Very cool shot. Congratulations. #8316861

JO ANN CLEVELAND 1/20/2010 4:42:25 PM

Ohhh Mary Beth! So glad this was a 1st Place Winner and very well deserved!

jo ann c. #8316971

Eivor Kuchta 1/20/2010 4:54:20 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved winner, Mary Beth! #8317009

Judy V. Kennamer 1/20/2010 5:10:23 PM

Congrats Mary Beth!!! This is a gorgeous First Place Winner!!! #8317069

Thomas E. Hinds 1/20/2010 5:29:50 PM

Fabulous winner! Just beautiful! #8317139

Michael Umbreit 1/20/2010 5:57:52 PM

Mary Beth - Congratulations!! - Mike #8317248

Gail Sullivan 1/21/2010 3:52:44 AM

Mary-Beth...great to see this excellent photo win...congrats! #8318210

Karen E. Michaels 1/21/2010 6:01:42 AM

Mon Congrats Mary Beth.
It's such an impressive piece!
Peace, karen

Bill Houghton 1/21/2010 6:50:41 AM

Mary Beth, this is such s great shot. Beautiful job. Congratulations on your win. Have a wonderful day, Bill

If you have time, check out my website:

Bill Houghton Photography


Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/21/2010 3:53:25 PM

Incredible work Mary Beth! Congratulations!!! #8319590

ALLEN O. HOWARD 1/21/2010 7:41:39 PM

A great winner, Mary Beth! Congratulations! #8320092

Michael M. Petrizzo 1/22/2010 7:59:55 AM

Love it Mary Beth. Big congrats!!! #8321292

Robyn A. Terrell 1/22/2010 6:10:36 PM

A little late but I wanted you to know how happy I am for you, Mary Beth. Congrats to you! #8322593

Ken Smith 1/23/2010 6:47:14 AM

Very rich in colors...a masterpiece, Mary Beth! #8323648

Patrick Rouzes 1/23/2010 7:26:08 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible Gold Medal Winner, Mary Beth! I totally agree with Ken! WTG! #8323747

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 1/23/2010 5:55:17 PM

Congratulations on your win, Mary Beth!!! #8324845

Boyd L. Alexander 1/24/2010 5:48:35 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved win Mary Beth!! #8325440

Gina Cormier 1/24/2010 7:01:49 AM did I miss this one!!! WOW!! Congrats Mary Beth! Another wonderful win for you!!!! woohooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!! #8325645

Gail Vitikacs 1/24/2010 5:41:55 PM

Outstanding...this is one AWESOME win! Congratulations! #8326970

Kara L. Hendricks 1/25/2010 4:06:00 AM

Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos #8327672

Max Aureli 1/25/2010 2:36:22 PM

Congratulations Mary on this fine First Place Winner!!! Great work!!!! #8329539

Paula Showen 1/25/2010 9:19:00 PM

Georgeous winner! Congratulations! #8330390

Robert Baer 2/11/2010 8:15:41 AM

congratulations on this amazing winner. #8374125

Tommy E. Burgess 2/21/2010 11:56:12 PM

Huge congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved winner Mary Beth!!! #8405724

Sam Britt 2/22/2010 5:16:30 PM

Big Congrats on your first place win, Mary Beth! #8408062

Sam Britt 2/22/2010 5:43:30 PM

oops...I thought they had already posted January winners! #8408205

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Taken at a re-enactment of a pioneer wedding at the Oliver Miller Homestead, site of the Whiskey Rebellion in Pittsburgh, PA. He was playing -- and pausing -- as the new wedding couple danced their first dance. Applied several filters and added several layers.

Category -- People.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 640, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 155.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on 12/22/2009 2:50:23 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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